Sixth Sunday of Easter Year C

Today, Friday 24th of May, is celebrated as the Feast of Our Lady of the Wayside, the patroness of our parish. the celebration is being moved to Sunday, so that it is easier for parishioners to participate.

The 24th is also the feast day of Our Lady Help of Christians. Happy Feast Day to all the Salesian Priests, Brothers and Sisters!

Mary Help of Christians

The feast of Our Lady, Help of Christians, was instituted by Pope Pius VII. By order of Napoleon I of France, Pius VII was arrested on June 5, 1808, and detained a prisoner first at Grenoble, and then at Fontainebleau. In January 1814, after the battle of Leipzig, he was brought back to Savona and set free on March 17, on … [Read more…]

Fifth Sunday of Easter Year C

The only constant in life is change – welcome to the new format Maryvale Parish Weekly Newsletter! This change is the first step towards modernising the Parish Website, and improving communication with parishioners. We hope you find it useful. Please let us know what you think, by replying to this email.